Indian Ruminations (IR) is a monthly journal available only on the web, and has no print version. It is an online literary journal.  It is published in the second week of every month. Each issue features a collection of beautifully crafted poems, essays, interviews, reviews, short fiction, literary criticism, art etc.

Indian Ruminations welcomes submissions from those who dream and write in English. They can be in the form of poems, essays, interviews, reviews, short fiction, literary criticism, art etc. Manuscript should be of unpublished work and not have been submitted simultaneously to other publications.

Submissions are accepted year-round. We prefer works which reflect different aspects of social issues with literary appeal. Prose submissions may range from approximately 300 to 1500 words in length and should give list of Works Cited and Notes etc, if any, at the end, on the last page.
This is not currently a paying market.

There are two methods for submission.

a. Online submission of materials

Manuscripts may be sent as email attachments to with a covering letter or through the submission page in the site.  The author will be notified by the editors about material accepted for publication. However, this may typically take a week. The author may send a brief profile and a photo to be included with post.

b. Hardcopy submissions

Hardcopy may be sent, under exceptional circumstances only, to Managing Editor, Anova, TC 10/1947(4), Thozhuvancode, Vattiyoorkavu P.O, Thiruvananthapuram- 695013. Authors may note that unaccepted material will not be returned.

The opinions expressed in the articles and other content appearing in the journal are purely those of the authors and may in no way reflect the opinion of the Editors or Management of IR. Authors submitting their work for publication in IR are responsible for getting approval for such copyright material as they may use in their articles. IR will not be held responsible for any infringement of copyright laws for the published content.

Copyright Notice

Copyright for articles published in this journal will rest with the authors, with first publication rights to the journal. As the journal follows an open access policy, articles or extracts from articles may be used by others, with proper attribution, for academic and non-commercial use.

Authors are required to take relevant approvals for any copyright material they may use in their work submitted to IR. The journal will not be responsible in any way for copyright infringements.

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name, mailing address, and e-mail.  As a subscriber, you will receive information about new issues of the journal as they become available online.  Your contact information will not be sold or shared, and you may unsubscribe from this list at any time.  There are no fees associated with this subscription.

To read previously published work, or to search for a piece of previously published work either by title or by the author’s name, visit the archive.To send us your work, please go through our submission guidelines.

If you have already submitted work to us, please expect to wait up to a week for a reply.  To check the status of your submission, please send a message to our editor at

For Further details:

Chief Editor
Web Journal- Indian Ruminations
Anova, TC 10/1947(4), Thozhuvancode
Vattiyoorkavu P.O
Kerala, India
Phone:  94977 60466